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|Cars Set on Fire in Vancouver Following Loss
|VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Almost 150 people required hospital treatment overnight as rioters swept through downtown Vancouver following a Canucks loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final.
Vancouver Coastal Health spokeswoman Anna Marie D'Angelo said Thursday two stabbing victims have been admitted and an unidentified man is in critical condition with head injuries after a fall.
She says most of the rioting victims were treated at St. Paul's Hospital in downtown Vancouver, while about 40, including the stabbing cases and the head injury patient, are being treated at Vancouver General Hospital.
Rioting and looting left cars burned, stores in shambles and windows shattered over a roughly ten block radius of the city's main shopping district.
Vancouver Police Chief Jim Chu has called a news conference.
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